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Business Tue Dec 14 2010

Chik-fil-A Coming to Logan Square?

The AV Club reports that Chik-fil-A is considering opening a store by the lifestyle complex (Target, Home Depot, Panera) at Elston and Logan. May In-N-Out burger heed the call as well...

 

jen vant / December 15, 2010 10:34 AM

I highly doubt In-N-Out burger will ever come to chicago. Its still a privately owned company, i.e no franchises. What makes In-n - out burger so good as that there is still quality control due to the small size of locations. I wouldn't want that to be compromised.

Andrew Huff / December 15, 2010 1:11 PM

Their locations are no smaller than your average McDonald's, so I'm not sure that has any bearing on quality control. It has much more to do with the freshness of the ingredients.

I agree, though, it's unlikely In-N-Out would come to Chicago while it's still family owned.

jen / December 15, 2010 1:37 PM

No, no, and please no. Traffic there is currently about an 8.5/10 for wanting to drive a tank over everyone who doesn't know how to drive, the area really can't handle any more traffic without some serious street/light reconfigurations (and no one say anything about public transit, because it's only near two bus lines, with no bus going down Elston, so it's not really *that* accessible).

Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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